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Premium A Grade Pallet

These are mostly used by retailer where they will sit out on the floor remaining an integral part of a product display and for pharmaceutical and food manufacture’s and suppliers where the cleanest recycled pallet available is required.

  • 7 boards on top
  • 5 boards on bottom
  • 6” lead boards top and bottom
  • Avg. top deck spacing 2.5” to 3.5”
  • 3 stringers (1-1/2” x 3-1/2”ea)
  • 4 way entry
  • Flush
  • No block or metal repairs to stringers
  • No colored or painted stringers

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A GRADE Pallet

A grade pallets are more readily available but will have a more worn appearance than a Premium A grade. The specs on an A grade are more consistent than on a B grade pallet and will never have any block repairs to the stringers. The overall appearance is also better as an A grade pallets likely has had fewer cycles than a B grade.

  • 7 boards on top
  • 5 boards on bottom
  • Average top deck spacing 2.5” to 3.5”
  • 3 stringers (1-1/2” x 3-1/2”ea)
  • 4 way entry
  • Flush
  • No block repairs to stringers
  • Each stringer can have one repair plate to strengthen any split

PREMIUM B GRADE Pallet

The perfect fit between a standard A and standard B. This cost saving pallet will have fewer transfer cycles than a standard B and as a result will likely have fewer markings, chips, cracks or other wear and tear damage.

  • Same as a standard B grade but with only one of the three stringers having a plug or other type of repair. May have multiple repairs on the same stringer

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B GRADE Pallet

B grades are considerably less expensive than A grades and are used primarily for warehousing or shipping where it is likely the pallet will not be coming back.

  • Between 6 to 7 boards on top, depending on board width which can be 3.5 to 5.5 wide)
  • No less than 4 boards on bottom
  • Avg. top deck spacing 2-1/2” to 3-1/2” but can be up to 4”
  • 3 stringers (1-1/2” x 3-1/2”ea)
  • 4 way entry
  • Flush
  • Has plugs (repairs) on stringers
  • Can be various length and location
  • No more than two boards (stringers) thick at any one point
  • Chips or partial split boards are acceptable